Nebras Power acquires 9.9% stake in Amin Renewable Energy
DOHA: Nebras Power has completed the acquisition of a 9.9% equity stake in Amin Renewable Energy Company (AREC) in Oman, which is the owner of Project Amin.
The transaction is a continuation of Nebras’s strategy implementation to enhance its asset base through attractive PPA opportunities and expands its presence in the Omani power market.
Project Amin is currently under construction and it is targeted to achieve its early generation in late December 2019. Once the project is fully operational in May 2020, the facility will have a power generational capacity of up to 105 MWac and will sell the generated power to Petroleum Development Oman LLC through a 23 years Power Purchase Agreement.
The solar power project is a continuation of latest in a series of international investments for Nebras Power, which has witnessed the steady expansion of its global portfolio over its five year history.
“Nebras Power is charged with seeking out and investing in well-structured and profitable energy assets. Project Amin is a vibrant investment opportunity that we are confident will prove to be a positive addition to our group of assets,” said Eng. Fahad Bin Hamad Al Mohannadi Chairman of Nebras Power on the occasion of the announcement of the acquisition.
Speaking on the importance of the transaction, Eng. Khalid M. Jolo, CEO of Nebras Power said: “We are proud to expand our investments and presence in the Sultanate of Oman which is considered an important country for Nebras Power. Project Amin will contribute to the diversity of our energy portfolio, but will also be a facility that will generate clean and sustainable energy for the people of Oman for generations to come.”